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Course Requirements (B.S. Checklist)

Bachelor of Science in English Education

last revised 11/03

These are the required courses, listed by category. This program of study also serves as a checklist or advisement sheet to insure that students maintain the proper GPA (list grades in the spaces provided) and meet the course requirements for graduation. Please see English Education—An Eight Semester Sequence (pdf) to determine when these courses should be taken.


I. Liberal Studies (48 s.h.) 

Humanities (19 credits required) 
ENGL 101 College Writing 
ENGL 122 Literary Analysis 
ENGL 202 Research Writing
____ Humanities: Philosophy or Religion
HIST 195 Humanities: History 
____ Fine Arts (THTR 101-Theater/ARHI 101-Art/DANC 102-Dance/MUHI 101-Music) 

Mathematics (6 credits and a grade of C or higher) 
____ Mathematics (101 or higher) 
____ Mathematics (101 or higher)

Natural Science (C average required, exact number of credits, 8 or 10, depends on labs) 
____ First Lab Science  
____ Second Lab Science   
or 
____ Lab Science 
____ First Non-lab Science 
____ Second Non-lab Science  

Social Sciences (9 credits required; do not use the same course prefix twice) 
PSYC 101 General Psychology 
____ Elective 
____ Elective (non-Western course)  

Health 
HPED143 Health and Wellness   
or 
FDNT 143 Nutrition and Wellness  

Synthesis  
LBST 499 __________________________

Non-Western Cultures 
____ Elective (may be met by courses taken above. See catalog.) 

Writing Intensive (may be met already by Liberal Studies elective) 
/w/ Major __________________________ 
/w/ _______________________________  

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II. Foreign Language (6 s.h.)  

[Language I] _____________________ 
If you need to take the beginner's level foreign language, then list here; otherwise, skip. 

____ Language (FRNC 201, SPAN 102, or GRMN-check course numbers in catalog) 
____ Language (FRNC 202, SPAN 201, or GRMN-check course numbers in catalog) 

If you received any exemption for your foreign language courses, then you will need to take those credits as free electives.  

 

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III. Education Courses (29 s.h.)  

Preprofessional Education Sequence:  
COMM 103 Digital Instructional Technology  
EDSP 102 Educational Psychology  

Professional Education Sequence:  
EDEX 301 Education of Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Secondary Settings 
EDSP 477 Assessment of Student Learning: Design and Interpretation of Educational Measures 
EDUC 242.020 Pre-student Teaching Clinical Experience I  
EDUC 342.020 Pre-student Teaching Clinical Experience II  
EDUC 441 Student Teaching  
EDUC 442 School Law 
EDUC 452 Teaching of English and Communication in the Secondary School* 
*take the semester before Student Teaching

 


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IV. English Courses (37 s.h.)  

Required Courses:  
ENGL 212 American Lit to 1900 
ENGL 220 Advanced Composition I 
ENGL 314 Speech and Communication in the Secondary English Classroom 
ENGL 318 Literature for Adolescents  
ENGL 323 Teaching Literature and Reading in the Secondary School  
ENGL 324 Teaching and Evaluating Writing 
ENGL 329 The History of the English Language 
ENGL 330 The Structure of English  
ENGL 434 Shakespeare 

Controlled Electives:  
Choose one Genre course from Category B  
Choose one British Literature Survey: ENGL 210, 211 
Choose one Alternative Literature course from Category C   
Choose one general English elective (any category)   

 


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Course Descriptions 
General course descriptions are available from the Undergraduate Catalog. Be sure to check the bulletin boards in Leonard Hall as well as your mailbox for special course offerings.

Course Details and Schedules
You can review specific course offerings by semester. You may register for classes on line through MyIUP.

  • English Department
  • Leonard Hall, Room 110
    421 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705-1094
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  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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